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“A Mall like no other!”
Review of The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall
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US$221.50*
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Dubai Top Five Attractions Tour Including Dinner
Ranked #3 of 427 things to do in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai is The Dubai Mall, the largest shopping and entertainment destination in the world. 1,200 retail outlets and over 160 food and beverage outlets. The Dubai Mall offers an unparalleled retail mix combined with world-class dining, entertainment and leisure attractions.
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I booked a hotel which was in very close proximity to the Dubai Mall as I intended on visiting the Mall often throughout my trip.

The first time you walk into the Mall it's kind of overwhelming! The walkway leading to the main entrance is so exciting for car enthusiasts as there is a long line up of super cars parked from Lambos to Rolls Royces!

Inside the Mall you can pretty much find any type of shop you are looking for! The downside is that it can take you quite some time to find a shop you want to visit.

Some aspects which I really liked were:
The Food Court - such a vast amount of cuisines to choose from.
The Ice Rink - although I didn't use this, it's just crazy to see a full blown ice rink inside a mall!
The Water Fountain feature - a fantastic large display which makes for great photo opportunities.
The Aquarium - such a large aquarium on display for shoppers to view. I didn't actually go inside but the outside alone was amazing!
The Dinosaur Display - a great feature to see a full scale dinosaur on display

On a negative note, I didn't like the fact that there is hardly any seating areas available to take a rest. For a mall which is the size of a postcode, it's so tiring to walk around that you just want to have a rest from time to time. However, I've been informed that the reason why there is not much seating is because you are expected to keep moving. A bit unfair on people like the elderly!

Overall, I loved this place as there was so much to do inside..... I still can't get over how big it is! I thought Westfield in London was big but that just doesn't come anywhere near to the size of Dubai Mall!!

Thank AsifakaAk
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Basically i Lived in UAE for about 4 years... during this time i always went to Dubai Mall on Every Weekend due the closeness from where i stayed. Huge Place and Please wear sneakers or jogging shoes if you are planning on spending some time here. Carry plenty of water. Because finding a store selling water bottles can be tricky. There are Drinking Water faucets where you can refill... My Favourite place was the Aquarium.

Thank da_cheeky_one
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Nice place where you find all your requirements under one roof, of course a bit costly. Window shopping is done by many. The Burj Khalifa is just near.

Thank S R V
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Big Mall plenty to suit everyone is a great meeting point to meet up to attend a tour.
Lots to see and do.

Thank Neclyn
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! It is a wonderful experience. For shops, services offered and opporrunity. You can find here everything literally. To be visited if you are in Dubai.

Thank Paolo Emilio S
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